The shooting was sparked by a dispute between the two students, said Capt. Darren Harris with the sheriff's department.
The victim had been stabbed at least once in the upper torso, Schrader said.
Authorities were called to the school at 7:05 am, and officials said that the male suspect was apprehended at a nearby Vons grocery store after the shooting.
Frightened parents and students embraced outside the gates of Highland High late Friday morning.
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The sheriff's office also tweeted that they investigated reports of shots fired near Manzanita Elementary School located about seven miles from Highland High School but the campus and school was clear.
Officials say there's no evidence of a shooting at an elementary school in the California city of Palmdale. He said he heard one shot and turned.
Betsy Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the Antelope Valley Union High School District, said the office is in contact with victim's family. Students on the campus remained calm and texted their classmates, telling them to stay away from the area, and faculty members directed deputies throughout the campus, allowing them to clear the building faster, McDonnell said.
McDonnell said the 14-year-old suspect had fired multiple gunshots in a courtyard but did not elaborate on whether the teen was aiming for anyone in particular.
The shooting happened on the campus of Highland High School in Palmdale, California, around 7 a.m. PT, even as some students still were arriving at school. Los Angeles police told CNN that they had responded to reports of a man with a gun on the campus.
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Lydia said she then heard two gunshots before she and her mom drove away.
Student Pualani Revis told KABC-TV that students ran into her classroom saying there were gunshots going off.
In March, a teacher accidentally discharged a gun during a public safety class at Seaside High School in Seaside, California, injuring a student.
"We barricaded the room", she said.
"We didn't know at that time if our son was in danger, injured or shot or what", he said.
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